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Old July 23rd, 2010, 06:09 AM
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American Kestrel rescue.....

Hi!

Just want let everyone know that I now have an American Kestrel (male) in my porch!

He's in a container waiting for me to take hime to the vet college.

I had to work a bit late last night and as I was driving I came across the little guy, he was hit by a truck!

I know this because the driver of the truck turned around and came back after hitting him but by that time I had already picked him up and was searching for a box in my car!

He is a male American Kestrel who may possibly have a broken left wing.
His wing looks injured and the way he was laying on it didn't look good.

I kept him over night in the porch (where its cool, quiet and dark) and will be taking him to the vet clinic this AM.

He looks a lot better this morning....i would take a pic but I don't want to stress him anymore (we have an hour drive ahead of us).

I will keep you posted on how he does!
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Old July 28th, 2010, 01:06 PM
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your an for savin g this little guy.
Can't wait for pics and an update on him, that he makes a full recovery !!!
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Old July 28th, 2010, 01:36 PM
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You must have saved this one just before the site went down. Any news on him?
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Old July 28th, 2010, 03:28 PM
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I hope they can fix him up and get him on his way again, Carolyn! How fortunate for him that you were there!
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Old July 28th, 2010, 04:12 PM
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You are an for saving this little guy! for a speedy recovery and safe return home
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Old July 28th, 2010, 04:58 PM
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Carolyn,I hope you come back and give us an update,Kestrels are beautiful,thank you for caring for him
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